Activities and experiences

Pacific Rim National Park Reserve

Steeped in Nuu-chah-nulth culture, Pacific Rim National Park Reserve is your gateway to the rugged west coast of Vancouver Island. Activities range from interpretive walks to the hike of a lifetime along the legendary West Coast Trail.

Deux randonneurs sur un champ de blocs, dans le sentier de la Côte Ouest

The West Coast Trail : hike of a liftime

The 75-kilometre West Coast Trail follows winds through old-growth forests, past wide-open beaches and across suspension bridges spanning rivers and stream.

Two surfers with surfboards walking down forested road.

Catch a Wave : West Coast Surfing in Pacific Rim

Suit up in neoprene and take a surf lesson from a local surf instructor. Catch some waves off Canada’s west coast and join the cold water surfing world.

Two people paddling their kayaks in the Broken Group Islands

Broken Group Islands

Enjoy a day or overnight adventure in the sheltered bays and shell beaches of Barkley Sound. The islands are only accessible by boat.

Two Cyclists on the ʔapsčiik t̓ašii with welcome sign

Explore the ʔapsčiik t̓ašii - on foot, stroller, wheelchair, or bicycle

ʔapsčiik t̓ašii multi-use pathway extends 25 km from the southern to the northern boundary of the Long Beach Unit.

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